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We hope you find this blog to be both informative and engaging. Since its creation several years ago by Rod Kight, the blog has addressed a wide number of legal issues impacting the cannabis industry.

Rod Kight is an award winning lawyer, advocate, and author focusing his efforts on supporting farmers, manufacturers, labs, distributors, brands, retailers, and others in the cannabis, hemp, marijuana, and CBD industries.

The Kight on Cannabis Blog Disclaimer
This blog is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to give you any legal advice. We recommend that you consult with an attorney before taking any actions with respect to cannabis, including hemp, marijuana, and/or any of their cannabinoids. Marijuana is illegal under federal law and the laws of many states. Possessing, using, distributing, and/or selling marijuana are all federal crimes. Please also note that even though marijuana is illegal under federal law, participants in the marijuana industry are required to pay federal taxes. This is true even for state not-for-profit entities.

Kight On Cannabis Blog

We hope you find this blog to be both informative and engaging. Since its creation several years ago by Rod Kight, the blog has addressed a wide number of legal issues impacting the cannabis industry.

Rod Kight is an award winning lawyer, advocate, and author focusing his efforts on supporting farmers, manufacturers, labs, distributors, brands, retailers, and others in the cannabis, hemp, marijuana, and CBD industries.

The Kight on Cannabis Blog Disclaimer
This blog is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to give you any legal advice. We recommend that you consult with an attorney before taking any actions with respect to cannabis, including hemp, marijuana, and/or any of their cannabinoids. Marijuana is illegal under federal law and the laws of many states. Possessing, using, distributing, and/or selling marijuana are all federal crimes. Please also note that even though marijuana is illegal under federal law, participants in the marijuana industry are required to pay federal taxes. This is true even for state not-for-profit entities.

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THC Analogs- A Family Divided

March 12, 2020
In this article, I will provide a summary of THCA, delta-9 THC, delta-8 THC, THCP, THCV and then conclude with a discussion of the various laws that impact them.

Rod Discusses US and EU CBD Regulations at Europe Canna Expo-Dublin

March 11, 2020
For my talk, I compared and contrasted the hemp and CBD regulatory regimes in Europe and US. Although they parallel each other in some respects, particularly policy, they are fundamentally different in their approaches.

FDA Responds to Congress and Seeks Guidance About CBD

March 9, 2020
The FDA has yet to create a regulatory pathway for CBD. Does its most recent report to Congress herald a change?
The Cannabis Business Law Firm for You

The Cannabis Business Law Firm for You

March 2, 2020
Rod discusses the 2018 Farm Bill’s effect on hemp.

Wait, Is This Confidential?

February 29, 2020
Lawyers are bound by standards unique to any other profession. Absent a very select set of circumstances or exceptions, a lawyer may not reveal any information related to representing a client.

Rod Speaks at Industrial Hemp Summit

February 28, 2020
The 2020 Industrial Hemp Summit in Danville, VA was an enormous success. I enjoyed speaking on the “Regulatory Lab” panel.

Flying with Medical Marijuana

February 26, 2020
For a mother traveling with her child who needs medical marijuana to prevent or mitigate constant seizures, it is understandable that she may attempt to travel with that life-changing medication.
Advocacy for the cannabis plant.

Advocacy for “The Plant”

February 22, 2020
Rod talks about the cannabis plant’s benefits and why it needs advocates.

US DOT Muddies the Water On CBD Policy

February 19, 2020
Although the DOT Notice regarding drug testing purports to clarify the law with respect to a certain category of “safety-sensitive” employees, it really just muddies the water.

Stopped By Law Enforcement While Transporting Hemp- What You Need to Know (Part 2 of 2)

February 14, 2020
This second installment of a two-part series discusses important things to know when stopped in public by law enforcement while transporting hemp or a hemp-derived product.

Stopped By Law Enforcement With Hemp- What You Need to Know (Part 1 of 2)

February 12, 2020
This first installment of a two-part series covers important things to know in general about being stopped in public by law enforcement while in possession of hemp or a hemp-derived product.

USDA Expands Insurance Options for Hemp Growers

February 6, 2020
Today, the USDA announced the availability of two programs aimed at protecting hemp producers against crop loss due to natural disasters. The impact of these programs could be a steadying force on an industry desperately in need of certainty.

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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